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Bug 836124 - x11-wm/wmii: uses variables banned in scope (VariableScope)
Summary: x11-wm/wmii: uses variables banned in scope (VariableScope)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at if you want to take care of it
Depends on:
Blocks: forbidden-variable-use
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Reported: 2022-03-26 03:43 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2022-06-14 12:54 UTC (History)
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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-03-26 03:43:33 UTC
This package uses variables banned in some scopes. This may stop working in future versions of Portage.

$ pkgcheck scan -k VariableScope x11-wm/wmii
  VariableScope: version 3.9.2-r6: variable 'D' used in 'src_prepare', line 50
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-06-14 12:54:17 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit cb55b251745f54c94f6bd20530f8a506ef8e5463
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2022-06-14 12:37:33 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2022-06-14 12:54:05 +0000

    x11-wm/wmii: fix build w/ lld; fix VariableScope
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 x11-wm/wmii/files/wmii-3.9.2-libdir.patch | 12 +++++
 x11-wm/wmii/wmii-3.9.2-r7.ebuild          | 84 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 96 insertions(+)